YVETTE CARNELL AND HER "EUROPEAN SOCIALIST DOCTORIAL CANDIDATE SHOW PRODUCER" PUBLISH YET ANOTHER VIDEO THAT IS A HEAD SCRATCHER - IF YOU LISTEN TO THEIR ARGUMENTS AND TRY TO PLOT THEM OUT AS A SERIOUS STRATEGY(I am going to developShow More Summary
French right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.
Three weeks after leftist protesters violently shut down Charles Murray's lecture at Middlebury College...
French centrist Emmanuel Macron has received weighty backing in his bid to become president from Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, sources close to the minister told AFP Thursday. Le Drian, a widely respected member of the Socialist...Show More Summary
French Defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is the latest member of the current Socialist government to throw his support behind centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. It’s yet another blow to Socialist candidate Benoit Hamon, who has been struggling to convince left-wing voters to support him.
PARIS (Reuters) - A second member of the French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande changed camp on Thursday, announcing that he was backing centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron instead of the Socialist Party contender in the presidential election.
Far-right party leader Marine Le Pen warned of "Islamic fundamentalism" while her socialist opponent accused her of threatening to form a fashion police.
PARIS (Reuters) - Right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon, hit by new damaging disclosures, accused the Socialist government on Wednesday of organizing a campaign of media leaks about his financial affairs to neutralize him as a force in the election.
More drama for Urban Outfitters! The retailer came under fire this week after shoppers noticed the company was selling a T-shirt with the logo from the Spanish Socialist Party, PSOE, on the chest and back of one of its designs — and naturally, people abroad are losing it! The Stussy brand's "International Rose Tee" has since been [...]
The former minister and president of France's National Assembly Henri Emmanuelli has died at the age of 71. A longstanding figure on the left of the ruling Socialist Party, he supported Benoît Hamon in the primary ahead of this year's presidential election.
I am so excited that Jacobin movie reviews are not just a one-off. Evidently, having a Haymarket Books guy write film reviews about how socialists should think about popular movies is not a one-off thing. First there was the classically bad review of Get Out. And now, we have the all-important question about how socialists […]
Theresa May isn’t a socialist. Her approach reflects a particular tradition in conservative thought which has much in common with European Christian democracy. As she has said, she explicitly rejects both “the socialist left and the libertarian right”. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French junior minister and ecology party lawmaker Barbara Pompili gave her backing to Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign on Tuesday, the first member of the Socialist government to do so.
On this date in 1954, East Germany beheaded Ernst Jennrich for the previous June’s short-lived popular protests. A Magdeburg gardener of socialist proclivities, Jennrich was nothing more than an enthusiast who got swept up in events when metalworkers at the Ernst-Thälmann factory struck for better pay and lower food prices — a protest that quickly […]
Eliot Blondet/Sipa USA via AP Images French Socialist Party presidential candidate, Benoit Hamon, delivers a speech during a campaign meeting at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on March 19, 2017. T he literary critic William Empson wrote a book called Some Versions of Pastoral. Show More Summary
I can't be arsed with yet another disingenuous Labour Party spat, so I'm turning to less weightier matters. Socialist Worker announced week before last that the SWP were departing from the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. Coatesy over at the Tendance has the story. Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — The Socialist candidate for the French presidency and his far-left rival have a big obstacle blocking their route to the presidential Elysee Palace: each other.
Bread has become all but impossible to find at many Venezuelan bakeries, which say Maduro's socialist government is not importing enough flour for them to make it. Not so, insists the mustachioed heir to the late Hugo Chavez, who accuses...Show More Summary
The left’s leading presidential candidate delivers an impassioned speech to 20,000 supporters at a stadium in Paris The French Socialist leader Benoît Hamon rose to the challenge of giving his presidential campaign the kiss of life on...Show More Summary
The Socialist candidate for the French presidency is seeking to breathe new life into his flagging campaign.